Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Aboriginal Peoples

First Session Thirty-sixth Parliament, 1997-98

Chairman: The Honourable CHARLIE WATT

Wednesday, June 17, 1998

Issue No. 10

Seventh meeting on: Bill C-6, Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act

First and only meeting on: Bill C-30, Mi'kmaq Education Act

INCLUDING: THE SIXTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE (Bill C-6, An Act to provide for an integrated system of land and water management in the Mackenzie Valley, to establish certain boards for that purpose and to make certain amendments to other Acts)

THE SEVENTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE (Bill C-30, An Act respecting the powers of the Mi'kmaq of Nova Scotia in relation to education)


The Honourable Jane Stewart, P.C., M.P., Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development


From the Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development:

Joe McNeil, Advisor, Intergovernmental Affairs, Atlantic Region;

Allan Cracower, Legal Advisor.


The Honourable Charlie Watt, Chairman

The Honourable Janis G. Johnson, Deputy Chairman


The Honourable Senators:

Adams, Andreychuk, Austin, Beaudoin, Berntson, Chalifoux, Forest, *Graham, P.C. (or Carstairs), *Lynch-Staunton, (or Kinsella (acting)), Pearson, St. Germain, P.C., Taylor

*Ex Officio Members

(Quorum 4)

Change in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to Rule 85(4), membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The name of the Honourable Senator Forest substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Fairbairn (June 10, 1998)

The name of an honourable senator will be substituted at a later date, for that of the Honourable Senator Chalifoux (June 17, 1998).

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